Help Welcome Refugees
When you donate new or gently used items to JFS, you are helping refugees to feel welcome and at home! The impact of these donations is immeasurable. Your donations are not only helping to furnish apartments for newly arriving families, you are helping these families know there is a support system here for them, with a community that came together to create homes for them prior to their arrival.
What We Need
We are urgently in need of children's clothing from infant to teen. We also need winter clothing including jackets, gloves and hats for adults, as well as for infants and small children. Clothing can be dropped off at our Springfield office at 15 Lenox Street during business hours. In addition, we are in need of items that are on our Amazon WishList including shampoo, soap, pillows, trash bags, laundry detergent and other necessity items.
Visit our Amazon WISHLIST to purchase items for newly arriving refugees. We are continually updating this list. Items we are always looking for include fire extinguishers (needed for every apartment), toiletries, and more. Please designate delivery to JFS, 15 Lenox Street, Springfield, MA 01008, and fill out the Amazon gift receipt with your order so that we can thank you!
To donate new or gently used items, please refer to the list of items below*. This list includes the items that we supply to every family upon their arrival. If the items you would like to donate are on this list, please fill out and submit the form below, and we will contact you as soon as possible to facilitate your donation. If you do not hear from us within 10 days, please contact Dana Lanoue at email@example.com.
*As of 11.7.22, our storerooms are currently at full capacity and we cannot accept items on the list below at this time. We will begin accepting these items as soon as we can create more space. Please check back with us.
*We cannot take TV's.
Help us furnish apartments for newly arriving refugee families!
Volunteering at JFS has been an amazing experience. I am part of a great community and enjoy helping out in any way I can!
Monich Long, longtime In-Kind Donations Assistance JFS Volunteer